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AU women’s tennis blanks Daemen to wrap up regular season

BUFFALO, NY — The Alfred University women’s tennis team concluded its 2012 regular season with a 9-0 shutout victory over host Daemen College Saturday afternoon.


Freshman Emma Jackson (Wellsville, NY/Wellsville) claimed a 6-3, 4-6, 1-0 win in first singles. Also winning singles matches for AU (6-7, 2-5 Empire 8) were: sophomore Brennan Ferguson (Destrechan, LA/Ursuline), 6-1,-6-0 in second singles; freshman Kaitlin Flaherty (Queensbury, NY/Queensbury), 6-0, 6-0 in third singles; senior Melissa Boyer (Bloomfield, MI/Lahser) 6-2, 6-0 in fourth singles; senior Catherine Spencer (Homer, NY/Homer), 6-0, 6-0 in fifth singles; and sophomore Emily Eisenberg (Oyster Bay, NY/Oyster Bay), 6-0, 6-0 in sixth singles.


Jackson and Ferguson won first doubles, 8-2; Spencer and Eisenberg won second doubles, 8-3; and Flaherty and Boyer took third doubles, 8-0.


AU is in action next on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 12-14, at the New York State championship tournament in Ithaca, hosted by Cornell University.